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Feb 20, 2013 5:30pm PST
. michelle kosinski, nbc news, pretoria, south africa. >>> former congressman jesse jackson jr. was for years considered a rising bright light among democrats in congress with a famous family name. but today he and his wife were in tears in a federal courtroom, pleading guilty to serious crimes involving campaign money. both of them now face possible prison time. our report from our justice correspondent, pete williams. >> reporter: for jesse jackson jr., the walk into the courthouse was the end of a slow-motion fall from grace. he told a federal judge, for years i have lived off my campaign. admitting that he took money received in political contributions and used it to make more than 3,000 separate purchases for himself and his wife over the past seven years. a $43,000 gold watch. $19,000 for one of michael jackson's guitars. $16,000 for a pair of elk heads. tens of thousands more in furnishings for their homes in washington and chicago. total value, $750,000. >> jesse jackson jr. had the drive, the ability and the talent to be the voice of a new generation. but he squandered that talent. >
Feb 20, 2013 4:00am PST
. >>> former congressman jesse jackson and his wife are going to make pleas in court. for allegedly spending $750,000 of campaign funds. >>> happy birthday, rihanna turns 27. and cindy crawford turns 47. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments on those stories and the best political analysis on msnbc. and tonight, be sure to watch "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >>> and, finally, here's a look at what's coming up later this morning on the "today" show. yahoo! ceo marissa mayer will be live in studio to talk about balancing work and motherhood. and today's professionals tackle some hot topics including president obama's golf game with tiger woods. now keep it on this channel for continuing local news, weather, sports and more. i'm mara schiavocampo. thanks for watching "early today." just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. have a good one. >>> happen hing now, more tearful testimony as the man known as the blade runner heads back to court. new revelations from overnight. plus, what police just told a judge today found at the scene of the
Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
made sure they'll be there no matter what it takes. >> it's complicated. we're flying into jackson, mississippi. we're driving three hours to -- >> new orleans. >> we're not staying in new orleans. biloxi. which is an hour and a half outside of new orleans, and then driving into the game, so we have to find somewhere to stash the car, take public transit. there will be a lot of driving. >> it was pretty last minute. taking my dad. he had to get a separate flight so he's leaving out of oakland and we're both going through houston so we're going to meet up there and we get into new orleans tonight. >> it was really hard because we have two small kids and we left them behind so we could go. that shows you how excited we were. >> reporter: wyle fans breathed a sigh of relief, tickets to the game are getting cheaper on sites like as we get closer to sunday. some, like this father and son team, got it all together early. >> we went on line, bought ticket, made airline reservations, hotel reservations. >> reporter: you are the most organized people we met all day. >> we try. >
Feb 19, 2013 6:00pm PST
is boredered by jackson and taylor streets in japan town. the idea to build apartments and a 60,000 square foot center for the arts. they are now negotiating with the portland base. now that things are looking up again, talks are back on. the city sees this as a way to revive japan town. >>> still ahead at 6:00, one minute he was updating his software. the next his house was filled with smoke. what caused his laptop to burst into flames and his warning to others? >>> and can your genetics play a role in whether you catch a cold? new research out tonight. >>> and good evening, i'm jeff ranieri in the nbc bay area weather center. we're tracking a storm here throughout this evening. it's going to be a few areas of thunderstorms potentially for tonight. we'll let you know the track on that. otherwise it's also been pretty blustery with wind chills already in the 30s right now. >>> in health matters tonight, what could be a new way to find 0 out if you're more at risk for the common cold, we all have caps at the end of our chromosomes and they have been link linked to life span. their length could b
Feb 21, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> jesse jackson waived his right to trial admitting he used $750,000 for campaign funds for personal use. his wife also plead guilty. jackson will be face sentenced in june. he faces up to 50 years in prison and a fine. his wife faces two year and fine. >>> disgraced lance armstrong will not attend the anti-doping agency. the group that stripped him of his title. wednesday was the last day to cooperate. the only way he could lift his life-long ban from competitive sports. the cyclist refused. >>> the case from the same-sex marriage could get a boost from the president. he could overturn california's ban on gay marriage. the commander in chief has until the end of the month to intervene in the case. >>> and this nifty trick shot had draws dropping in kuwait. when it looked like it was out of reach. he reached behind his back, you city in slow motion. his stunned opponents could do nothing but applaud. got to give it up -- wow. that's like the fourth gump shot, right? >> that's right. >> any expert in sports can appreciate that one. >> i like that. i like ping-pong. how about a quick check
Feb 12, 2013 6:00pm PST
their sort of level of exposure. there is sheila jackson lake. the president is well versed on who sits on the aisle and i guess he was making his own choices about where to extend his hand this time around. >> i guess so. we keep showing the picture from the first lady's box. we want to let you know, the woman on the screen left as you look at the picture is hadiya pendleton's mom, the 15-year-old killed by gun violence in chicago. the first lady just attended her funeral, and her name is cleo patrick cowley. she is the guest of the first lady tonight. the president making pretty good time nearing the final term. david gregory, one of the great traditions of this event no, matter who the president is, no matter what you make of it. >> the whole world is watching. not the only ones getting the sense of the state of the union. a lot of people want to know what the state of the united states is. in our business community, in governments around the world. but interesting. here the president is in the house chamber, at a time when the house is controlled by republicans and the stalwart oppo
Feb 26, 2013 7:00am PST
plays guys like george strait and alan jackson and those guys. i think country music more so than any other format of music really respects where we came from and the guys that paved the way for us. >> we're happy for you. >> you're going to perform later on in the show. >> absolutely. >> excited. >> sara goz a ski trip. >> she hits the slope with some courageous kids. right after this. day. now you can do it with dinner. introducing land o'lakes® sauté express®. the all-in-one sauté starter with butter, olive oil, herbs and spices... so dinner really sizzles. it's one step, no prep. and so good, they'll ask for more. and that little victory is a pretty big deal. land o'lakes® sauté express. find it in the dairy aisle. anti-aging? make mine triple power! l'oreal's new revitalift triple power. for the three dimensions of aging. wrinkles two...refirm contours. three...replenish facial volume. l'oreal's new revitalift triple power. so this year, make the most of it. fly like you've never been grounded. scream like you've never been shushed. let go like you have nothing
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